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Roger Brooke Taney House

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Address: 121 South Bentz Street, Frederick, MD 21701
Phone Number: 301-663-1188
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I had no knowledge of Roger Taney, but got free admission from our walking tour. Very good guide showed us through this moderate house that dates back to the early 1820's... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2013
Jill Y
Ashburn, Virginia
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

It is an old house. I love old homes, but I think the way the interior is set up could have been done better.

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Frederick, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

Misrepresented, misunderstood, more or less a victim of hindsight. Worth the short visit to get the facts.

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Ashburn, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

I had no knowledge of Roger Taney, but got free admission from our walking tour. Very good guide showed us through this moderate house that dates back to the early 1820's. Disappointing that Taney never lived there. But since we're from Loudoun County VA, we enjoyed knowing that the Luckett's family lived there and liked hearing their history.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2012

We visited here twice within two years and got the same small (just us), personal tour by a costumed docent. The house itself is as near original as could be maintained and there is furniture in it of the period. Roger Brooke Taney was a judge and later a Supreme Court Justice who occupied it for some years with his... More 

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